A woman has died after the car she was driving crashed into a barrier in County Tipperary this morning.
Gardaí said the collision occurred on the M7 between Moneygall and Nenagh at around 7am.
The woman – whose age remains unknown – was the only occupant of the car and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Initial investigations indicate the car struck a barrier, according to gardaí.
The M7 motorway between Moneygall and Toomevara is currently closed as gardaí carry out forensic investigations.
It will remain closed for a number of hours and diversions remain in place.
Witnesses are urged to contact Nenagh Garda Station on 067 50450 The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.